Power plugs and outlets used in Brazil


Are you visiting Brazil and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in Brazil? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in Brazil.



Electricity in Brazil

In Brazil they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type N
The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and outlets Brazil

The outlets and plugs used in Brazil are C, N.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Brazil power plug outlet type C Brazil power plug outlet type N

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Brazil.

Click for Brazil power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in Brazil

All sockets in Brazil provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Brazil if the standard voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

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The standard frequency in Brazil is 60Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Brazil. But if the voltage is the same (220V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This especially applies to any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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