New Jersey Enacted 2000

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

Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.


Front Side Windows

No metallic or mirrored appearance.


Back Side Window

No metallic or mirrored appearance.


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

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.




Tint Laws

Pennsylvania Enacted 1999
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Pennsylvania, 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
Must allow more than 70% of light in.

Back Side Windows
Must allow more than 70% of light in.

Rear Windows

Must allow more than 70% of light in.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN Pennsylvania
Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.

Front Side Windows

No metallic or mirrored appearance.

Back Side Windows
No metallic or mirrored appearance.

OTHER Pennsylvania 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
Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.

Medical Exemptions
State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.