Power adapter for Kazakhstan - What plug adapter do I need for Kazakhstan?

Power adapters for Kazakhstan

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Kazakhstan. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're visiting Kazakhstan using the standard types F or C Kazakhstani 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover most power adapters will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kazakhstan?

The best power adapter for Kazakhstan will be a Type F plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Kazakhstan?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Kazakhstan is a small and lightweight plastic adapter that allows a power plug from a foreign country to correctly fit into a power outlet in Kazakhstan.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

What does a power adapter for Kazakhstan do?

A power adapter allows visitors from another location to use their electrical appliances in Kazakhstan by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Kazakhstani power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Kazakhstani power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Kazakhstan along with the correct adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Kazakhstan?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use.

Will I need a plug adapter for Kazakhstan if I'm visiting from the US?

American plugs won't fit into a Kazakhstani power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Kazakhstan, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Kazakhstan if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, priced between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor