Iowa Tint Law Enacted: 2009
We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Iowa window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Iowa window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Iowa window tint law in your area.
Iowa Tint Law
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Iowa window tint law, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed to pass through the combination of film and the factory tint of the window. Here is what is allowed in Iowa window tint law:
|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.|
|Front Side Windows||Must allow more than a total of 70% light in. Transmission through glass.|
|Back Side Windows||Any VLT can be applied legally on this window.|
|Rear Window||Any VLT can be applied legally on this window.|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO IOWA WINDOW TINT LAW?
Tinting film can contain metallic elements (silver mirror look) that help to reflect incoming light and reject the glare and heat generated by visible light.
|Front Side Windows||No specific law, reflectivity must be limited however.|
|Back Side Windows||No specific law, reflectivity must be limited however.|
OTHER IOWA WINDOW TINT LAW 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||Iowa window tint law allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption for window tinting, consult your state law.|
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