Illinois Tint Law Enacted: 2009
We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Illinois window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Illinois window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Illinois window tint law in your area.
Illinois Tint Law
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Illinois 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 Illinois window tint law:
|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.|
|Front Side Windows||No tint can be applied legally to this window.|
|Back Side Windows||No tint can be applied legally to this window.|
|Rear Window||No tint can be applied legally to this window.|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO ILLINOIS 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 be non-reflective.|
|Back Side Windows||Must be non-reflective.|
OTHER ILLINOIS 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||No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.|
|Medical Exemption||Illinois 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 Illinois Window Tint Laws. Find Window Tint Laws for other states by clicking here.