Minnesota Tint Law Enacted: 1985
We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Minnesota window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Minnesota window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Minnesota window tint law in your area.
Minnesota Tint Law
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Minnesota 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 Minnesota window tint law:
|Windshield||Window tint is NOT allowed on the windshield.|
|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 50% light in. Transmission through glass.|
|Rear Window||Must allow more than a total of 50% light in. Transmission through glass.|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO MINNESOTA 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 MINNESOTA 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||The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film and glass on the driver’s side window.|
|Medical Exemption||Minnesota 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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