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Electricity and Voltage

General Information at a glance

  • Taiwan Voltage: 110 V
  • Taiwan Electrical Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Taiwan Electrical Plug: Type A or Type B
Taiwan Voltage

The voltage in Taiwan is 110 V, the same voltage used in the United States of America, Canada, and Japan.

Taiwan Electrical Frequency

The electrical frequency in Taiwan is 60 Hz.

Taiwan Electrical Plugs

Both A and B types of electrical plugs are used in Taiwan. Adaptable plugs can be purchased at local homeware stores, supermarkets, and the university’s stationery store.

Type A is the most common:

Type A Plug Type A Socket

Type B:

Type B Plug Type B Socket


For more information, please refer to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) website: http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm