Power plugs and outlets used in Mexico


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



Electricity in Mexico

In Mexico they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
The voltage is 127V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.


Power plugs and outlets Mexico

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

Mexico power plug outlet type A Mexico power plug outlet type B

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

Click for Mexico power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in Mexico

All sockets in Mexico provide a standard voltage of 127V with a frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Mexico 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 Mexico is 60Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Mexico. But if the voltage is the same (127V) 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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