Massachusetts Tint Law

Massachusetts Tint Law Enacted: 1985

We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Massachusetts window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Massachusetts window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Massachusetts window tint law in your area.

Massachusetts Tint Law

The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts window tint law:

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Windshield Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.
Front Side Windows Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass.
Back Side Windows Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass.
Rear Window Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO MASSACHUSETTS 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 Must not be more than a total of 35% reflective. Silver mirror look.
Back Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 35% reflective. Silver mirror look.

OTHER MASSACHUSETTS WINDOW TINT LAW 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.
Sticker Requirements The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film and glass on each tinted window.
Medical Exemption Massachusetts 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.

These are the current Massachusetts Window Tint Laws. Find Window Tint Laws for other states by clicking here.

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