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Process Service on New Jersey Secretary of State

By: Undisputed Legal/Process Service Department

Service of process upon the Secretary of State shall be made by leaving the original and a copy of the summons and 2 copies of the complaint, with a fee of $20.00 in the hands of the Secretary of State, or someone designated by him in his office, and such service shall be sufficient service upon the nonresident operator, pilot or owner, if

(a) Notice of such service and a copy of the summons, with a copy of the complaint, are forthwith sent by registered mail to the defendant by the Secretary of State, or someone designated by him in his office; and

Instructions for Service of Process on the Secretary of State

Two businesspeople, or business person and client, with document at officeThe Secretary of State is the statutory agent for service of process on most business corporations, not-for-profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships formed in this State (such entities are often referred to as “domestic entities”) and for most corporations, not-for-profit corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships which were formed in jurisdictions other than this State and which filed applications for authority to do business or conduct activities in this State (such entities are often referred to as “authorized foreign entities”). These instructions are intended to provide guidance to Process Servers who wish to serve process on the Secretary of State as agent for a domestic or authorized foreign entity. Continue reading