West Virginia Tint Law

West Virginia Tint Law Enacted: 1991

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

West Virginia Tint Law

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

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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 50% 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 WEST VIRGINIA 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 20% reflective. Silver mirror look.
Back Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 20% reflective. Silver mirror look.

OTHER WEST VIRGINIA WINDOW TINT LAW RULES AND REGULATIONS

Restricted Colors The tint colors of RED AMBER YELLOW are not allowed by state law.
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 Not referenced in state laws.
Medical Exemption West Virginia 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 West Virginia Window Tint Laws. Find Window Tint Laws for other states by clicking here.

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