220-240 volts which is the same as South Africa.
(U.S./Canada are 110-120 volts).

Sockets used in Uruguay

Electric plug sockets Uruguay: Schuko-German, CEE 7/4 (Type F), Non-grounded?  Electric plug sockets Uruguay: Europlug, CEE 7/16 (Type C), Non-grounded  Electric plug sockets Uruguay: Australia-China, AS3112, Grounded, Argentina IRAM-2073 (Type I)  Electric plug sockets Uruguay: Italy, CEI 23/16 (Type L), Grounded


The Schuko-German / Europlug is the same as the South African 2 point, ungrounded plugs.No adapter is needed.

Solution for laptops

Adapter cable for laptops Uruguay: Italy L CEI 23-16. Buy from South Africa, Pretoria

Buy 1 for R100.

Shipping method Number of items Cost
Collect from South Africa, Pretoria, Sunnyside East any R00
Courier to big cities, delivery 2-3 days 1 R52
Courier paxi to a town beyond 30 km from big cities, delivery 5-7 days 1 R80

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Why Uruguay is an emigration option for some South Africans

This page has been updated on the 2019-03-12.