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Worldwide Travel Plug Adapters

Type A

This is a plug with two flat parallel prongs. It is used in North America (United States) and in many other countries including Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Jamaica and Venezuela.

Type B

This is a plug with two flat parallel prongs with a grounding pin. It is used in the same areas as plug A. This socket is standard in all of North America (Canada, the United States and Mexico). It is also used in Central America, the Caribbean, northern South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and part of Brazil), Japan, Taiwan and Saudi Arabia.

Type C

This plug is ungrounded and has two round prongs and can be used in most of the  countries in continental Europe, & also widely used in South Africa. (Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey). It is also used in the Middle East, most African nations, South America (Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru and Bolivia), Asia (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Pakistan and the Philippines) as well as Russia and the former Soviet republics, such as Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, and many developing nations.

Type D

This plug D has three larger round pins in a triangular pattern. Used in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Dem. Rep. of Congo (Zaire), Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Ghana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Macao, Madagascar, Maldives, Martinique, Monaco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, St. Kitts-Nevis, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Type E

This Plug E is similar to C except it is round and has the addition of a female contact to accept the grounding pin in the socket. This is primarily used in France and Belgium. Used in Belgium, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canary Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Czech Republic, Djibouti, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, France, French Guiana, Greece, Guadeloupe, Ireland, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Monaco, Morocco, Niger, Poland, St. Vincent, Senegal, Slovakia, Syria, Tahiti, Tunisia.

Type F

Plug F is similar to C except it is round and has the addition of two grounding clips on the side of the plug. This is refered to as “Schuko” style and is used in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway. Used in Algeria, American Samoa, Aruba, Austria, Azores, Balearic Islands, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chad, Croatia, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Luxembourg, Madeira, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Niger, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Turkey, Uruguay.

Type G

The Type G electrical plug is a British three-pin rectangular blade plug that has a protective fuse inside to protect cords from high-current circuits. Type G outlets generally include safety switches. Used in Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Channel Islands, China, Cyprus, Dominica, El Salvador, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Hong Kong, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Type H

The Type H electrical outlet and plug are unique to Israel. The Type H is recognizable by its three pins in triangular formation. Used in Gaza, Israel.

Type I

The Type I Electrical Plug has two flat, oblique blades that form an inverted V, and a grounding blade. Used in American Samoa, Argentina*, Australia, China, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Okinawa, Panama, Papua New Guinea, St. Vincent, Tajikistan, Tonga, Uruguay.

Type J

The Type J Electrical Plug is also known as the Swiss 3-Pin. It is similar to the Type C “Europlug,” except it has an earth pin off to one side. Used in El Salvador, Ethiopia, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Maldives, Rwanda, Switzerland

Type K

The Type K electrical plug has two round pins and a spade grounding pin. It is similar to the Type E, but has an earth pin rather than an earth hole on the pin, and an earth hole rather than earth pin on the socket. Used in Bangladesh, Denmark, Faeroe Islands, Greenland, Guinea, Madagascar, Maldives, St. Vincent, Senegal, Tunisia.

Type L

The Type L electrical plug has two round pins and a round grounding pin in a line. The live and neutral contacts may be inserted in either direction. Used in Chile, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Italy, Libya, Maldives, Syria, Tunisia, Uruguay.

Type M

The Type M, or South African, electrical plug has three circular pins, and is essentially a larger version of the Type D. Used in Hong Kong, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland.

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