The Council of Ministers' Resolution (No. 324) dated 20/9/1431H was released stating the agreement on a gradual plan for changing the voltage of electricity distribution in residential and commercial areas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the present (127/220) volts to international standard voltage (230/400) volts, provided that the change will take place in stages so as to start with the new areas and new customers in the existing areas starting from the date of the resolution's effective date. The change to the new voltage in the existing areas will take place within a period of (25) years from the date of the resolution's effective date. This period is divided into two stages; a preparatory stage of (10) years and (15) years implementation stage.

To review the guide for the modification of the electrical wirings in residential and commercial buildings in order to comply with the international voltage (230/400) volts Click Here (This Content is available in Arabic only).

Questions and answers about the electrical voltage change from (127/220) volts to (230/400) volts Click Here 

Change Voltage Benefits

  • Benefits of changing the voltage to the International Voltage 230/400 Volts (Arabic Only)