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How to use plugs from Suriname in Canada

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Suriname to Canada in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Suriname Canada  
Voltage: 127V. 120V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: C, F. A, B. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 60Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In Suriname the following plugs are used: (includes Paramaribo.)

Suriname' Plug Type C Suriname' Plug Type F
Plug Type C Plug Type F
Suriname' Outlet Type C Suriname' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

Considerations for Suriname

Some readers have let us know in Suriname, only the American plugs can be used in hotels.

... and in Canada you will use: (includes Ottawa, Vancouver, Montréal, Toronto, Québec, Calgary, Halifax.)

Canada' Plug Type A Canada' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
Canada' Outlet Type A Canada' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

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Voltage

Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Suriname in Canada without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Suriname in outlets type B from Canada back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N from Suriname in outlets type B from Canada
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: B.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Suriname in outlets type A, B from Canada back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Suriname in outlets type A, B from Canada
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: A, B.

This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Suriname in outlets type A, B from Canada back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Suriname in outlets type A, B from Canada
Front Back

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, E, F into outlets type: A, B.

Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.

Hertz

Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.

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