The ultimate guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

What do you think if your plugs are not supported in Vietnam and all of the electrical devices become useless during your trip to this country? The ultimate guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency gives you the necessary information about Vietnam electricity. Types of right plugs and voltage are the most important things you should pay attention when it comes to electricity in Vietnam. Plugs type A, with two flat vertical pins and plugs type C and F, with two round pins fit to most of the electrical sockets in Vietnam. The standard voltage is 220 Volt and the frequency is 50 Hertz.

Popular electrical outlets in Vietnam

Coming to Vietnam, you will see the following power sockets:

Popular electrical outlets in Vietnam - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plugs type A, C, F fit to this socket.

Popular electrical outlets in Vietnam - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plugs type A, C, F, B, D, E, G fit to this socket.

These power sockets are popular at hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, coffee shops, office buildings, houses and apartments. They support many types of plugs so that I do not need to worry if your devices and chargers have type A, C, F, B, D, E, G plugs.

Suitable plugs in Vietnam

Plug type A guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type A.

Plug type C - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type C.

Plug type F - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type F.

Plug type B - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type B. Source: 110220volts.com.

Plug type D - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type D. Source: www.iec.ch.

Plug type E - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type E. Source: commons.wikimedia.org.

Plug type G - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Plug type G.

It is difficult to find power sockets support plugs type H, I, J, K, L, M, N are rarely seen in Vietnam.

Voltage, frequency in Vietnam

The electricity voltage is 220 Volt at 50 Hertz in Vietnam. Check if the label on your device says something similar to “100-240V 50-60Hz” or “220V 50Hz”, the device is compatible with the voltage in Vietnam. In case it says 110-120V~60Hz.

There are lots of countries using 110 Volts standard wall outlet, these countries include the USA, Japan, Venezuela, Canada, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Brazil, Liberia, etc.

Which device is compatible with the voltage in Vietnam - guide to electricity in Vietnam: plugs, electrical outlets, voltage, frequency

Which device is compatible with the voltage in Vietnam.

What to do if your plugs are not supported in Vietnam? Travel adapter

A travel adapter should be bought at home and packed in your luggage. Or you can buy one when you arrived at Tan Son Nhat Airport, there are not many choices and prices are a little higher than at electronic shops, electronic centers, convenience stores, and supermarkets. A universal travel adapter is the best choice if you usually travel to many countries in the world.

Read more about Top 10+ Essential Things to Pack for Vietnam Trip

A universal travel adapter

A universal travel adapter.

Where to buy power adapters, electronics accessories and electronic devices in Vietnam?

Dien May Xanh, Nguyen Kim, Pico are famous Vietnam’s electronics centers.

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