New Jersey Window Tint Law. Don’t get busted! Before applying any window tinting films to your vehicle, you should know that laws can be different from state to state and province to province. Look for the laws and regulations from your state, you can find that information at your local police department. Be sure to follow all applicable standards.
HOW DARK CAN THE WINDOW TINT BE IN NEW JERSEY?
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In New Jersey, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
- Windshield – No tint is allowed on the windshield.
- Front Side Windows – No tint can be applied legally to this window.
- Back Side Windows – Any darkness can be used.
- Rear Window – Any darkness can be used.
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN NEW JERSEY?
- Front Side Windows – No metallic or mirrored appearance.
- Back Side Windows – No metallic or mirrored appearance.
OTHER NEW JERSEY RULES AND REGULATIONS
- Restricted Colors – No colors of tint are explicitly banned.
- Side Mirrors – Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
- Certificate Requirements -Manufactures 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 allows medical exemptions for special tint..
For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.