No adapter needed

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

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Canada to Taiwan. In Taiwan, people are using the same plugs and electrical outlets as in Canada.

Taiwan und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Taiwan
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
110 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Taiwan?

Taiwan uses power outlets of type A and B. As these are the same types of plugs used in Canada, you do not need a travel adapter in Taiwan.

Country information

About Taiwan

Flag: About Taiwan

Taiwan is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with about 23.4 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 36 000 km². The capital of Taiwan is Taipei (2.7 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Chinese, Nauru and Hausa.

Taiwan does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .twCurrency: Country calling code: +886Country Code : TW
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Taiwan?

The voltage in Taiwan is 110 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 120 volts in Canada. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Canada:

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 Taiwan, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Taiwan?

The utility frequency in Taiwan is 60 Hertz.

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