N.Y. Civil Practice Law & Rules Section 318
Designation of agent for service


A person may be designated by a natural person, corporation or partnership as an agent for service in a writing, executed and acknowledged in the same manner as a deed, with the consent of the agent endorsed thereon. The writing shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the county in which the principal to be served resides or has its principal office. The designation shall remain in effect for three years from such filing unless it has been revoked by the filing of a revocation, or by the death, judicial declaration of incompetency or legal termination of the agent or principal.

Source: Section 318 — Designation of agent for service, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CVP/318 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

301
Jurisdiction over persons, property or status
302
Personal jurisdiction by acts of non-domiciliaries
303
Designation of attorney as agent for service
304
Method of commencing action or special proceeding
305
Summons
306
Proof of service
306‑A
Index number in an action or proceeding commenced in supreme or county court
306‑B
Service of the summons and complaint, summons with notice, third-party summons and complaint, or petition with a notice of petition or or...
306‑C
Notice of commencement of action for personal injuries by recipient of medical assistance
306‑D
Additional mailing of notice in an action arising out of a consumer credit transaction
307
Personal service upon the state
308
Personal service upon a natural person
309
Personal service upon an infant, incompetent or conservatee
310
Personal service upon a partnership
310‑A
Personal service upon a limited partnership
311
Personal service upon a corporation or governmental subdivision
311‑A
Personal service on limited liability companies
312
Personal service upon a court, board or commission
312‑A
Personal service by mail
313
Service without the state giving personal jurisdiction
314
Service without the state not giving personal jurisdiction in certain actions
315
Service by publication authorized
316
Service by publication
317
Defense by person to whom summons not personally delivered
318
Designation of agent for service
320
Defendant’s appearance
321
Attorneys
322
Authority for appearance of attorney in real property action
325
Grounds for removal
326
Procedure on removal
327
Inconvenient forum
328
Assistance to tribunals and litigants outside the state

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 318’s source at nysenate​.gov

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