Power plugs and outlets used in United Arab Emirates (UAE)


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



Electricity in United Arab Emirates (UAE)

In United Arab Emirates (UAE) they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type G
The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and outlets United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The outlets and plugs used in United Arab Emirates (UAE) are G.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) power plug outlet type G

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Click for United Arab Emirates (UAE) power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in United Arab Emirates (UAE)

All sockets in United Arab Emirates (UAE) provide a standard voltage of 220V with a frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in United Arab Emirates (UAE) if the standard voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, 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 will need a voltage converter in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Without a converter you will damage you electronic equipment.

Voltage converters are available trough the links below, you can also choose for a plug adapter and voltage converter in one device.

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The standard frequency in United Arab Emirates (UAE) is 50Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in United Arab Emirates (UAE). But if the voltage is the same (220V) 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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