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 cheap plastic adapter which permits a Kazakhstani power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from an appliance from another region.

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 a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Kazakhstan by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

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

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Kazakhstani power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Kazakhstan?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Kazakhstani power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Kazakhstan in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Kazakhstan in the UK

Kazakhstan to UK power adapters will most likely be available to buy in the UK from airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Luton, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Birmingham prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as WH Smith, Dixons or Boots but expect to pay 50% more than regular prices.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. UK high street electrical shops, newsagents and chemists such as Currys PC World, WH Smith or Boots normally typically only sell popular types of travel adapters covering a limited number of countries however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online. In January 2019 we checked 2 high street branches of WH Smiths without seeing any power adapters available to purchase and 1 branch of Boots only had a pack of European adapters available.

  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, estimated price around £10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor