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Sheriff's Office

The Sheriff is required to serve all judicial process in the manner prescribed by law.

The courts provided information guides for most types of process service and enforcement actions to better inform you of our policies and procedures. However, please be aware that only an attorney is allowed to give legal advice, not the Sheriff.

Deputies Assigned to Civil Process are on duty Monday - Friday 7 A.M. - 3 P.M

Address
400 Roma NW, 1st Floor
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Process Service Information

Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department only serves documents in Bernalillo County. If you have a document that needs to be served in a different county, please contact the appropriate county's Sheriff's Department.  

Fees for Sheriff Civil Process Service

As of July 1, 2008, the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department requires advance payment of $40 for service of process. This fee is non-refundable. Make checks payable to the "Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department." If you have an order for waiver of service fees issued by District or Metropolitan Court, enclose it with your process.


As an evicted tenant can the Sheriff's Department grant me access to a property after eviction?

The Sheriff's Department cannot grant any access to a property after the eviction has taken place. After the eviction the Sheriff's Department releases the property to the landlord. All arrangements to retrieve property must be made between former tenant and landlord.

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