Puerto Rico

Are you planning to visit Puerto Rico? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Puerto Rico.

The following information is for travelers living in the United States of America. I live in another country.
  • You don't need a power plug adapter in Puerto Rico, when living in the United States of America.

Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.

Electricity in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

Power plug adapter needed in Puerto Rico?

In Puerto Rico the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. Check out the following pictures. When living in the United States of America you don't need a power plug adapter in Puerto Rico. Your power plugs fit. We recommend you to pack a 3 to 2 prong adapter in case type B sockets are not available.

Buy a power plug (travel) adapter

We don't sell power plug adapters. We refer you to Amazon, where you will find a great selection of travel adapters.

You can also check the map to see the use of different plugs and sockets in the world.

Spread of Power Plugs and Sockets around the world

Voltage converter needed in Puerto Rico?

In Puerto Rico the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Puerto Rico, because the standard voltage (120 V) is the same as in the United States of America. So you don't need a voltage converter in Puerto Rico, when living in the United States of America.

To be sure, check the label on the appliance. Some appliances never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the appliance can be used in all countries in the world. This is common for chargers of tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc.

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