Fly with your pets on Eva Air

Pet policy Eva Air

Passengers traveling with checked/unchecked pets are required to contact EVA Air before the departure date to confirm the conditions of transportation. If you plan to travel with your pet, you will be responsible for providing valid health and vaccination certificates in addition to other documents that may be required by countries of departure, transit or entry. The accompanied pets, such as dogs, cats and rabbits may be transported on EVA Air’s aircraft as checked baggage in the cargo compartment. With effect on Sept. 1st, 2006, EVA Air terminated its service to accept pets as unchecked baggage in the cabin, except for service animals such as escort dogs, emotional support animals to which medical certificates are required.

There is no restriction on weight for pets transported as checked baggage with the exception of structural limitations on some aircraft. For details, please contact EVA Air.

Service dogs

Service dogs are allowed to travel as unchecked baggage and free of charge as long as medical certificates are provided.

Health, breed and age restrictions

The following brachycephalic dog/cat breeds and any “mix” of will not be accepted for carriage from Apr 1st to Nov 30th at Northern Hemisphere points and from Oct 1st to Mar 31st at Southern Hemisphere points. However, traveling to/via/from Southeast Asia are prohibited throughout a year.

Affenpincher Pug (all breeds) Lhasa Apso Burmese
Boston Terrier Chow Chow Mastiff (all breeds) Exotic
Boxers(all breeds) Dogue de Bordeaux Pekinese Hymalayan
Brussels Griffin English Toy Spaniel Presa Canario Persian
Bulldog (all breeds) Japanese Chin/Japanese Spaniel/Chin Chin Shar Pei  
Bull Terrier Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Shih Tzu  

Dangerous Dogs

The following dangerous dog breeds and their cross-breeds are not permitted to accept during the whole year:

American Pit Bull (Terrier)

American Staffordshire

Terrier Fila Brazileiros

Japanese Tosa

Pit Bull Terrier

Dogo Argentino (Argentine Mastiff)

Cane Corso


Your pet(s) and their kennel or container, as either checked or unchecked baggage, will be charged as excess baggage and excluded from your free baggage allowance. Seeing-eye/hearing-aid dogs will be carried free of charge without weight limits when they accompany passengers who depend upon these animals.

Exceed EVA Air’s free allowance will be subject to excess baggage charges, fees are collected in the equivalent local currency.

Weight system: Charge by the total weight of pet(s) together with kennel or container. It is divided into four zones (Zone1~4). Excess baggage charge is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lb) on a Zone Basis.

Piece system: An accompanied pet that meets all requirements will be charged as 2(Two) units of excess baggage, details as follows: Total weight of the animal and container is less than 32kg, charges will be collected as twice of the normal excess baggage charge per container. In case of over 32kg, it will be triple of the normal extra baggage charge. It is divided into three zones (Zone5~7). Excess baggage charge is calculated per piece on a Zone Basis.


ZONE 1 W 8 15 30 60 115 130 170
ZONE 2 W 15 25 45 60* 140 155 200
ZONE 3 W 30 45 45 60 150 170 210
ZONE 4 W 60 60 60 160 180 230
ZONE 5 P 115 140 150 160
ZONE 6 P 130 155 170 180
ZONE 7 P 170 200 210 230

Charge table in USD; W charge by weight; P charge by piece


  • ZONE 1:Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Philippines, Korea

  • ZONE 2: Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Dem Rep of LAO, Myanmar

  • ZONE 3: Oceania, Middle East, Asia excluding Zone 1 & Zone 2

  • ZONE 4: Europe, Russia, Africa (Turkey is included in Europe)

  • ZONE 5: West Coast of USA & CANADA (LAX/SEA/SFO/YVR)

  • ZONE 6: East Coast of USA & CANADA (JFK/YYZ) and Interior Points (IAH/ORD) in USA & CANADA

  • ZONE 7: Central and South America

        *Between BKK (ZONE 2) and AMS/VIE/LHR (ZONE 4)shall charge USD45/per KG

More information

For more information, you can have a look at the website of EVA air.