Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Afghanistan to United States of America


Are you from Afghanistan and visiting United States of America? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from Afghanistan to United States of America? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in United States of America compared to Afghanistan.


You need a power plug adapter!
You need a voltage converter!
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in Afghanistan and United States of America

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type F

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

United States of America

In United States of America they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B

The voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Afghanistan and United States of America

The power plug types in Afghanistan (Type C, Type F) and United States of America (Type A, Type B) are NOT the same. You do need an additional power plug adapter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

Click here for a universal world power plug adapter

Power plug and socket types in Afghanistan Power plug and socket types in United States of America
Type C, Type F Type A, Type B
Afghanistan power plug outlet type C
Afghanistan power plug outlet type F
United States of America power plug outlet type A
United States of America power plug outlet type B

Voltage and frequency used in Afghanistan and United States of America

The voltage in Afghanistan (220V/50Hz) and United States of America (120V/60Hz) is NOT the same You do need an additional converter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect converter with the link below.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

Afghanistan United States of America
Voltage 220V 120V
Frequency 50Hz 60Hz