Service of Process

Service of Process

If an insurance company is or has been authorized to transact business in the state of New Mexico, the Superintendent of Insurance is the accepting agent on behalf of that company.

Important Information: The Superintendent does not accept service for Agents, Agencies, or Adjusters.

Requests for Service of Process through the Office of Superintendent of Insurance (OSI) are required to submit the online Case Information Form.

SERVING INSURANCE COMPANIES IN NEW MEXICO

The State of New Mexico requires OSI to accept and administer requests to serve process on insurance companies operating in New Mexico via electronic receipt and delivery.  This new portal serves as the electronic means to do so.  Please find a handy user’s guide here [linked].  Note:  This portal is only for service on insurance companies.  This is NOT a place to serve the OSI.

Click here for New SOP Case Information Form Portal – Please note: If you register or submit a Sop after 2:00pm it will not be review until the next day

Electronic Service of Process Portal Guide

(Checks are still accepted please put the court case number on the check or cover letter)

 

Please provide the following documents for service of process:

  • The online submittal confirmation page.
  • Two collated sets of documents being served.
    *Summons and Subpoenas must be addressed to:
    [Name of Insurance Company]
    c/o Office of Superintendent or Russell Toal, Superintendent of Insurance
    P.O. Box 1689, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1689
  • $20 check payable to Office of Superintendent of Insurance, for each matter submitted. Business checks, personal checks, and money orders are accepted ─ cash is not accepted.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope to return the Certificate of Acceptance.

 

Mailing address is: 
Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Attn: Service of Process
P.O. Box 1689
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1689

 

Physical address is: 
Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Attn: Service of Process
1120 Paseo de Peralta, 4th Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

* Service of Process’ are accepted electronically. Please submit your requests using our portal

Click here for New SOP Case Information Form Portal 

Electronic Service of Process Portal Guide 

(Checks are still accepted please put the court case number on the check or cover letter)

Please direct all inquiries related to service of process to insurance.sop@state.nm.us

Sections 59A-5-31 and 59A-5-32

Appointment of Superintendent as process agent. (1984)

Please click here to verify the insurance company is registered to do business in New Mexico

Phone: 1-855-4ASK-OSI (1-855-427-5674)
1120 Paseo de Peralta, Suite 428
Santa Fe, NM 87501