Are you planning to visit Saudi Arabia? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Saudi Arabia.
- You need a power plug adapter in Saudi Arabia, when living in the United States of America.
- You also may need a voltage converter.
Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Electricity in Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C and G. The standard voltage is 110 / 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
Power plug adapter needed in Saudi Arabia?
In Saudi Arabia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C and G. Check out the following pictures. When living in the United States of America you need a power plug adapter for sockets type C and G. We recommend you to pack a 3 to 2 prong adapter in case type B sockets are not available.
- Your appliances with plug A don't fit socket C or G.
- Your appliances with plug B don't fit socket C or G.
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. Because you may also need a voltage converter, you should consider a combined power plug adapter/voltage converter (see below).
You can also check the map to see the use of different plugs and sockets in the world.
Voltage converter needed in Saudi Arabia?
In Saudi Arabia the standard voltage is 110 / 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.
- Watch out! In Saudi Arabia more than one voltage is being used (110 / 220 V).
It can depend on the region, the city or even the hotel which voltage you will come across. Your appliances work on 120 V. So please check locally if you can use your appliances! You can't use your appliances if the local voltage exceeds the maximum voltage of your appliances. You need a voltage converter in Saudi Arabia, when living in the United States of America! You can find voltage converters at Amazon. Because you also need a power plug adapter, you should consider a combined plug adapter/voltage converter.
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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