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Passport Renewal


You may renew your passport if you answer YES to all the following questions:
  • You can submit your most recent passport; AND

  • Your current passport is not damaged or mutilated; AND

  • You were issued your most recent passport less than 15 years ago; AND

  • You were at least 16 years old when your most recent passport was issued;

Step 1 Gather and Prepare Passport Application Documents
1.Completed Passport Renewal Application DS-82 form online:

Click here to complete Form DS-82 Online. Following the instruction to answer all questions online. After answered all questions, you will see a “CREATE FORM” at bottom of the page. Click the button, then form DS-82 will come up. 

  • Please print one copy of the completed application form (DS-82).

  • Do not print the form on double sided pages.

  • You must sign the completed application form (DS-82).

2.Your most recent U.S. Passport
  • Your most recent passport must have been issued less than 15 years ago.

  • Your most recent passport must have been issued when you were 16 or older.

  • Your most recent passport is not damaged.

3.Two identical passport photographs
  • Photos must meet the government specifications photo requirements. Must be official passport-type only and approximately 2″ x 2″ with a clear background. The photo must be in color. Do not wear a hat, glasses, or any item that covers the face.

  • Homemade Digital Photographs are not acceptable.

  • It is suggested to take your passport photos at Walmart, Costco, Walgreens or CVS.

4. Proof of Name Change (if necessary)

If the name you are currently using differs from the name on your previous passport you must submit a marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order showing the change of name. The name change document must bear the official seal of the issuing authority. Uncertified copies or notarized documents can not be accepted. All documents will be returned to you with your passport.

5. Proof of Departure

Please provide one of the following items if you have one:

  • A copy of your air plane ticket or

  • A copy of your itinerary from the travel agent or airline.

  • If you do not have a ticket or itinerary please click here

6. Authorization Letter

Click here to download and complete the Authorization Letter. This letter gives BCV the authority to submit your application and pick up your new passport on your behalf. Please complete and print out two copies of Authorization Letter.

7. Processing Fees and Processing Time

A. U.S. Government Procesing Fee: 

Passport Book only: $209.53 (including return shipping fee)

Passport Book and Passport Card: $239.53

  • All personal checks must show a printed address.

  • Do not cross out and rewrite any information on the check.

  • Temporary or starter check is not acceptable.

B. Processing Time and Processing Fee

  • 3-5 business days processing

  • 6-9 Business days processing

  • 10-15 Business days processing.

Service Fee: Depend on Processing Time

   For morre  information please call at 713 936 0773​ or email

Make Payment: 

Payment to government: Make one check or money order payable to “U.S. Department of State 

( $209.35 for Passport Book only or $ 239.53 forPassport Book and Passport Card).

Step 2 Ship Documents to BCV

Please send the following items to us via FedEx Priority or UPS (overnight).

  • You most recent Passport

  • Form DS-82

  • Two passport type photo

  • Check or Money order payable to " U.S. Department of State"

  • The copy of your authorization letter with your original signature

  • The copy of the proof of departure.

Shipping Address:

BCV Visa and Passport Service

2401 Fountain View Dr. Suite 464, Houston, TX 77057 

For more information: or call at 713 936 0773


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