plugs

International Plug Types

Type AType BType CType DType E



  • Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan (see full list here)

  • 2 pins

  • Not grounded

  • 15 A

  • Socket compatible with plug type A



  • Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 15 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types A & B



  • Commonly used in Europe, South America, Asia (see full list here)

  • 2 pins

  • Not grounded

  • 2.5 A

  • Socket compatible with plug type C



  • Mainly used in India (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 5 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & D

  • UNSAFE compatibility with E & F



  • Mainly used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic (see full list here)

  • 2 pins

  • Grounded

  • 16 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C, E & F
Type FType GType HType IType J



  • Used almost everywhere in Europe & Russia, except for UK & Ireland (see full list here)

  • 2 pins

  • Grounded

  • 16 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C, E & F



  • Mainly used in the UK, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia, Singapore (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 13 A

  • Socket compatible with plug type G



  • Used exclusively in Israel & Palestine (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 16 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & H

  • UNSAFE compatibility with E & F



  • Mainly used in Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina (see full list here)

  • 2 or 3 pins

  • 2 pins not grounded / 3 pins grounded

  • 10 A

  • Socket compatible with plug type I



  • Used almost exclusively in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Rwanda (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 10 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & J
Type KType LType MType NType O



  • Used almost exclusively in Denmark & Greenland (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 16 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & K

  • UNSAFE compatibility with E & F



  • Used almost exclusively in Italy & Chile (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 10 A & 16 A

  • 10 A Socket compatible with plug types C & L

  • 16 A Socket compatible with plug type L



  • Mainly used in South Africa (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 15 A

  • Socket compatible with plug type M



  • Used almost exclusively in Brazil (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 10 A & 20 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & N



  • Used exclusively in Thailand (see full list here)

  • 3 pins

  • Grounded

  • 16 A

  • Socket compatible with plug types C & O

  • UNSAFE compatibility with E & F

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