Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Benin to Cameroon?

Search again


The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Benin and Cameroon.

Plug TypesEC, E
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

In Cameroon there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type E
to Plug Type C

Cameroon also uses Socket Type E, which is used in Benin. If using an appliance that has a Type E Plug in the Type E Sockets of Cameroon, you will not need an adaptor.

Good to know


The voltage found in Benin and Cameroon is exactly the same (220V). You will not need a transformer.

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Benin and Cameroon is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

Report an error