The Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 324 dated 20/9/1431 H 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 document is available in Arabic only).

Questions and answers about the electric 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)