US State Tint Laws

The data below is for informational purposes only. Because of constantly changing tint laws, this information may not be the most up-to-date.

Tint laws may even be enforced differently by each regional Police Department in the same state. Please refer to you local authority for enforcement policies, current window tint laws, rules or regulations as the final authority to car window tint laws in your area.

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California State Window Tinting Laws

Automotive Window Tint Laws in California:

 
How dark can window tint be in California?
Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield.
Front Side Windows: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
Back Side Windows: Any darkness can be used.
Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.
 
How reflective can window tint be in California?
Front Side Windows: Must not be more reflective than a standard window.
Back Side Windows: Must not be more reflective than a standard window.
 
Other California automotive window tinting rules & regulations:
Restricted Colors: The tint color(s) of RED AMBER BLUE are not legal by state law.
Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
Certificate Requirements: Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.
Sticker Requirements: No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.
Medical Exemption: State law does NOT allow medical exemptions that would allow you use special tint.

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