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Kuwait Kuwait electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Kuwait and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Kuwait, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Kuwait.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Kuwait

Here are the shape of the sockets in Kuwait, and the the types of plugs used in Kuwait :

electrical outlet socket type C in Kuwait
type C
electrical outlet socket type G in Kuwait
type G

plug type c  plug type g  

Plug adapter for Kuwait

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Kuwait (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for kuwait

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Kuwait

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Kuwait?

The type of electrical outlets used in Kuwait is the Type G British BS-1363 outlet.

The voltage in Kuwait is 240 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Kuwait?

To charge the battery of your phone or computer in Kuwait, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1:

Check the charger voltage requirements of your phone or computer. Most devices support a wide range of voltages, but it's essential to make sure before proceeding.

Step 2:

Purchase a suitable power adapter or a universal travel adapter compatible with Kuwait's electrical outlets. Kuwait uses Type G electrical outlets, which provide a voltage of 240V.

Step 3:

Plug your charger into the power adapter or travel adapter, ensuring that it fits securely.

Step 4:

Insert the power adapter or travel adapter into the electrical outlet in Kuwait. You may need to use a plug converter if your adapter's pins don't match the outlet.

Step 5:

Connect the charging cable of your phone or computer to the charger and ensure it's plugged in securely.

Step 6:

Allow your device to charge for the required time. You can check the battery level on your phone or computer to monitor the charging progress.

Step 7:

Once your device is fully charged, unplug the charger from the electrical outlet and disconnect it from your device.


Make sure to use a high-quality charger and adapter to avoid any potential damage to your device. It's also advisable to purchase them from reputable sources.

Which power adapter should I buy for Kuwait?

When purchasing a power adapter for Kuwait, it is important to consider the country's electrical standards. Kuwait operates on a voltage of 240 volts with a frequency of 50 Hertz.

The recommended power adapter for Kuwait is the Type G adapter, also known as the British Standard BS 1363. This adapter has three rectangular prongs and is commonly used in the United Kingdom, as well as in Kuwait. It is compatible with most electronic devices and can handle the high voltage and frequency used in Kuwait.

Make sure to choose a power adapter that is compatible with your specific devices and their plug types. Using the correct adapter will ensure the safe and efficient operation of your electronics during your stay in Kuwait.

What are the 20 largest cities in Kuwait?

Here is a list of the 20 largest cities in Kuwait:

  1. Kuwait City
  2. Al Ahmadi
  3. Hawalli
  4. Salmiya
  5. Jahra
  6. Al Farwaniyah
  7. Mubarak Al-Kabeer
  8. Sabah Al-Salem
  9. Al Fintas
  10. Al Mahbulah
  11. Al Manqaf
  12. Al Fahahil
  13. Doha
  14. Abu Halifa
  15. Al Mangaf
  16. Al Jahraa
  17. Al Sabahiya
  18. Al Wafra
  19. Al Qurain
  20. Al Shuwaikh

Note: This list is subject to change as cities and their populations continue to grow.