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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New York State Window Tinting Laws

Automotive Window Tint Laws in New York:

 
How dark can window tint be in New York?
Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.
Front Side Windows: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
Back Side Windows: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.
 
How reflective can window tint be in New York?
Front Side Windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
Back Side Windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
 
Other New York automotive window tinting rules & regulations:
Restricted Colors: No colors of tint are explicitly banned.
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: The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film & glass on each tinted window.
Medical Exemption: State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.

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