What is the power plug type or adapter for Indonesia?

I am traveling to Jakarta this coming December and wondering what kind of power plug type does Indonesia use? Do I need a converter?
– Gerard

Indonesia uses the power plug type of 2-pin, voltage is 220 volts / 50Hz, similar to European countries. So depending where you are from, you may need a converter to a 2-pin head that looks like this:

Indonesia Power Plug Type, Outlet and Adapter, Indonesia
Power Plug Adapter and Outlet

Tips: Better to bring your own converter than to buy it here in Indonesia. But make sure it comes with a round head to be able to fit into the power points here.

Also not that power blackouts are not infrequent here in rural areas, especially where demands can be high.

Related articles:
Indonesia Travel Tips and Information
Frequently asked questions about Indonesia




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3 thoughts on “What is the power plug type or adapter for Indonesia?”

  1. Would this PowerPoint be the same in Bandung? We are moving there next year so will need adapters for our Australian appliances.

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