Power plugs and sockets used in Jamaica


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



Electricity in Jamaica

In Jamaica they use the following plug and sockets types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
The voltage is 110V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets Jamaica

The sockets and plugs used in Jamaica 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 Jamaica

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Voltage and frequency used in Jamaica

All sockets in Jamaica provide a standard voltage of 110V with a frequency of 50Hz.



The standard frequency in Jamaica is 50Hz . If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Jamaica. But if the voltage is the same (110Hz) 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.

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