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This paper investigates a plug-in repetitive control scheme for bridgeless power factor correction (PFC) converters to mitigate input current distortions under continuous conduction mode and discontinuous conduction mode operating conditions. From the PFC converter model and the fact that a type-II compensator is used, a design methodology to maximize the bandwidth of the feedback controller is suggested. After that, the error transfer function including the feedback controller is derived, and the stability of the repetitive control scheme is evaluated using the error transfer function. The implementation of the digital repetitive controller is also discussed. The simulation and experimental results show that the input current THD is significantly improved by using the proposed control scheme for a 1-kW single-phase bridgeless PFC converter prototype.