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Florida Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in Florida were enacted in 1991. We have provided all the necessary information about your car's window tint, including how dark or reflective the tint is allowed in your state. There are also additional car window tinting rules and regulations in Florida so make sure you read all about it below.

Window tint darkness in Florida

The percent of visible light allowed through your car windows is called VLT: Visible Light Transmission. The percentage of light allowed through your film and glass in Florida is very specific and different for sedan cars and SUV cars or vans.

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 28% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 15% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 15% of light in.

Tint darkness for SUV and vans

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 28% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 6% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 6% of light in.

Window tint reflection in Florida

Window tint can reflect incoming light and reduce glare and heat. Florida window tint law permits a certain window reflection when using a tint so make sure you pay attention to this as well.

Tint reflection for sedans

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 25% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Tint reflection for SUV and vans

  • Front Side windows: Must not be more than 25% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Other Florida window tint rules and regulations

Florida does have several other important laws, rules and regulations pertaining to window tinting. They include the following

  • Side Mirrors Dual side mirrors are required in case any back windows are tinted.
  • Restricted Colors Florida does not permit any colored tint.
  • Certificates Film manufacturers don't need to certify the film they sell in this state.
  • Stickers The sticker to identify legal tinting is required on the inside of the driver’s side door jamb.
  • Medical Exceptions Florida allows medical exemptions for special tint.
  • Back Side windows Must not be more than 35% reflective.

For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law. Keep in mind that Florida tinting laws and regulations may be interpreted differently in your county or place of residence. We always recommend double-checking our information with your local DMV or law enforcement authorities.

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