Power plugs and sockets used in Canada

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

Electricity in Canada

In Canada they use the following plug and sockets types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
The voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

Power plugs and sockets Canada

The sockets and plugs used in Canada are A, B. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Canada

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Voltage and frequency used in Canada

All sockets in Canada provide a standard voltage of 120V with a frequency of 60Hz.

The standard frequency in Canada is 60Hz . If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Canada. But if the voltage is the same (120Hz) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This specially applies on any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

Voltage and frequency world map

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