Adapter for Iran - What plug adapter do I need for Iran?

Power adapters for Iran

Complicated voltages and standards can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Iran. This page has links to simple instructions demonstrating how to supply power to your devices when going to Iran by using their standard F or C type Iranian 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power adapters will change regionally therefore we recommend that you read our WikiConnections travel power adapters page where you'll find a full list of charging devices in different countries.

What is the best power adapter for Iran?

The best power adapter for Iran is 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 Iran?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small and cheap plastic adapter which allows an electic outlet in Iran to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Iran?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Iranian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you also need to bring a step down power converter for Iran.

Do I need a power adapter for Iran?

If the type of Iranian power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Iran if I'm from America?

If you are travelling from America then bring a power adapter for Iran because an American plug won't fit in an Iranian power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Iran if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage which prevents overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter for an Iranian power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Iran by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

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