Select the country you are from to see if you need a power plug adapter when travelling to Tuvalu.

Tuvalu electrical outlets & plugs

Tuvalu uses power outlets and plugs of type I. Take a look at the picture below to see what this plug and power socket looks like:

Do the outlets look different in your country? You'll need a power plug adapter.

Universal power plug adapter
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  • Type I - Used in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, China and Argentina. No other plug types will fit into a type I outlet.

Electricity in Tuvalu - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Tuvalu provide a standard voltage of 220V with a standard frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Tuvalu if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Tuvalu.

The standard frequency in Tuvalu is 50Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)

Small print on the device or power adapter indicates what voltages the device can work with. If you see 100-240V 50/60Hz printed, the adapter is rated to work on all voltages used worldwide. Please note that power plug adapters only convert plug types and do not convert voltages.

Our recommended adapters

Universal adapter

Universal power plug adapter
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Adapter + Converter

Combined converter and adapter
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Frequently asked questions

In Tuvalu they use power plugs and electrical outlets of type I.

Tuvalu electrical outlets and plug types

The standard voltage in Tuvalu is 220V at a frequency of 50Hz.