Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Kiribati to Japan


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


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 Kiribati and Japan

Kiribati

In Kiribati they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type I

The voltage is 240V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

Japan

In Japan they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B

The voltage is 100V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Kiribati and Japan

The power plug types in Kiribati (Type I) and Japan (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 Kiribati Power plug and socket types in Japan
Type I Type A, Type B
Kiribati power plug outlet type I
Japan power plug outlet type A
Japan power plug outlet type B

Voltage and frequency used in Kiribati and Japan

The voltage in Kiribati (240V/50Hz) and Japan (100V/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

Kiribati Japan
Voltage 240V 100V
Frequency 50Hz 60Hz