Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Congo, Republic of the to Kuwait?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Congo, Republic of the and Kuwait.

Congo, Republic of theKuwait
Plug TypesC, EC, G
Voltage230V240V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

In Congo, Republic of the there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

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

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Congo, Republic of the)
to Plug Type G
(Kuwait)

Kuwait also uses Socket Type C, which is used in Congo, Republic of the. If using an appliance that has a Type C Plug in the Type C Sockets of Kuwait, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

In Kuwait there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type E
(Congo, Republic of the)
to Plug Type C
(Kuwait)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type E
(Congo, Republic of the)
to Plug Type G
(Kuwait)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Congo, Republic of the (230V) and Kuwait (240V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

Good to know

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in Congo, Republic of the and Kuwait is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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