Washington D.C. Window Tint Law Washington D.C. Tint Law Enacted: 1994
Window tinting laws vary from state to state and province to province. Before applying any window tinting materials, you should thoroughly review the appropriate state regulations as well as local enforcement policies to insure compliance with all applicable standards.
HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN Washingotn D.C.?
Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Mississippi, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer's AS-1 line or 5", whichever comes first.|
|Front Side Windows||Must allow more than 70% of light in.|
|Back Side Windows||Must allow more than 50% of light in for cars or 35% for multi purpose vehicles.|
|Rear Window||Must allow more than 50% of light in for cars or 35% for multi purpose vehicles.|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN Washington D.C.?
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 reference to reflectivity in the current law.|
|Back Side Windows||No reference to reflectivity in the current law.|
OTHER Washington D.C. RULES AND REGULATIONS
|Restricted Colors||No colors of tint are explicitly banned.|
|Side Mirrors||No restrictions.|
|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.|