Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Oman?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Oman. In Oman, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Oman und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Oman
GOutlets of type GOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Oman?

Oman uses power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Oman.

Country information

About Oman

Flag: About Oman

Oman is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with about 3.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 310 000 km². The capital of Oman is Muscat (797 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Arabic, English, Bashkir and Urdu.

The neighbors of Oman are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

TLD: .omCurrency: OMRCountry calling code: +968Country Code : OM
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Oman?

The voltage in Oman is 240 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Oman, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Oman?

The utility frequency in Oman is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Oman.