U.S. State Auto Tint Laws & VLT Regulations

State Window Tinting Rules and Laws

U.S. State Auto Tint Laws & VLT Regulations

Below is a listing of tint laws per state in the US for visible light transmission Each state has their own tinting regulation and rules and each consumer that buys tint, should consult with their local state authority before they buy auto tint. Only buy legal tint that meets your local state VLT auto tinting regulations.

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U.S. State Auto Tint Laws & VLT Regulations Chart

State ST YEAR LAW PASSED < --- VISIBLE LIGHT REFLECTIVITY --- > REFLECTIVITY
WIND- (inches) F. SIDE CAR B.SIDE MPV B.SIDE CAR REAR MPV REAR F. SIDE B. SIDE
Alabama AL 96 6 32 32 ANY 32 ANY 20 20
Alaska AK 94 5 70 40 ANY 40 ANY NMMA NMMA
Arizona AZ 94 A$1 33 ANY ANY ANY ANY 35 35
Arkansas AR 93 5 25 25 10 10 10 NR NR
California CA 99 4 70 ANY ANY ANY ANY MNIR MNIR
Colorado CO 95 4 27 27 27 27 27 NMMA NMMA
Connecticut CN 94 AS1 35 35 ANY ANY ANY 21 27
Delaware DE 92 AS1 70 ANY ANY ANY ANY NR NR
Florida FL 91 AS1 28 15 6 15 6 25 35
Georgia GA 05 6 32 32 ANY 32 ANY 20 20
Hawaii HI 89 4 35 35 ANY 35 ANY NR NR
Idaho ID 92 A$1 35 20 ANY 35 ANY 35 35
Illinois IL 98 6 NO ANY ANY ANY ANY MBNR MBNR
Indiana IN 03 AS1 30 30 VAGUE 30 VAGUE 25 25
Iowa IA 83 AS1 70 ANY ANY ANY ANY NE NE
Kansas KS 87 AS1 35 35 35 35 35 MBNR MBNR
Kentucky KY 94 AS1 35 18 8 18 8 25 25
Louisiana LA 93 AS1 40 25 ANY 12 ANY 20 20
Maine ME 93 4 50 50 ANY 50 ANY MBNR MBNR
Maryland MD 95 5 35 35 ANY 35 ANY NONE NONE
Massachusetts MA 85 6 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Michigan MI 00 4 4" ANY ANY ANY ANY 35 35
Minnesota MN 85 NO 50 50 ***V 50 ***V 20 20
Mississippi MS 06 AS1 28 28 ANY 28 ANY 20 20
Missouri MO 02 AS1 35 ANY ANY ANY ANY 35 35
Montana MT 91 AS1 35 20 ANY 20 ANY 35 35
Nebraska NE 00 AS1/5" 35 20 35 20 35 35 35
Nevada NV 93 AS1 35 ANY ANY ANY ANY NONE NONE
New Hampshire NH 90 6 NO 35 ANY 35 ANY NR NR
New Jersey NJ 03 NO NO ANY ANY ANY ANY NMMA NMMA
New Mexico NM 97 AS1/5" 20 20 ANY 20 ANY NONE NONE
New York NY 91 6 70 70 ANY ANY ANY NR NR
North Carolina NC 01 AS1 35 35 ANY 35 ANY 20 20
North Dakota ND 03 70 50 ANY ANY ANY ANY NR NR
Ohio OH 04 70 50 ANY ANY ANY ANY MNIR MNIR
Oklahoma OK 05 AS1/5" 25 25 ANY 25 ANY 25 25
Oregon OR 06 6 35 35 ANY 35 ANY 13 13
Pennsylvania PA 99 NO 70 70 ANY 70 ANY NR NR
Rhode Island RI 00 AS1 70 70 ANY 70 ANY NONE NONE
South Carolina SC 92 AS1 27 27 ANY** 27 ANY MBNR MBNR
South Dakota SD 89 AS1 35 20 NR 20 NR NR NR
Tennessee TN 90 AS1 35 35 ANY 35 ANY NR NR
Texas TX 03 AS1/5" 25 25 ANY ANY ANY 25 25
Utah UT 05 AS1 43 ANY ANY ANY ANY NMMA NMMA
Vermont VT 84 AS1 NO ANY ANY ANY ANY NR NR
Virginia VA 99 AS1 50 35 ANY 35 ANY 20 20
Washington WA 93 6 35 35 ANY 35 ANY 35 35
West Virginia WV 91 5 35 35 ANY 35 ANY 20 20
Wisconsin WI 96 AS1 50 35 35 35 35 MBNR MBNR
Wyoming WY 96 AS1/5" 28 28 ANY 28 ANY 20 20
WASH D.C. DC AS15" 70 50 35 50 35
In all cases, refer to your local authority for current laws, rules, vlt law and regulations. Your current law is the final authority. Information was supplied by the IWFA NET = VLT% refers to the combined LT of film and glass. Reflectivity: NR = NOT REGULATED, NE = NOT EXCESSIVE (NOT SPECIFIC), MBNR = MUST BE NON - REFLECTIVE (NOT SPECIFIC), MNIR = MUST NOT INCREASE REFLECTIVITY, NMMA = NO METALLIC OR MIRRORED APPEARANCE, NONE =NO REFERENCE TO REFLECTIVITY IN THE CURRENT LAW. Colors: R = RED, A = AMBER, Y = YELLOW, B = BLUE, G = Gold, BK = BLACK, N/S = NOT SPECIFIED, ***V---"exemption for vans and pickups (50%) with SUV replacement at factory level only"