Michigan Window Tinting Laws

Michigan Window Tinting Law Enacted: 2000

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

MICHIGAN WINDOW TINT LAW ALLOWS THE FOLLOWING DARKNESS FOR CAR WINDOW TINTING

The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Michigan 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.

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Here is what is allowed in Michigan window tint law:

Cars, Trucks and MPVs *Note: MPV means Multi Passenger Vehicles which are Vans and SUVs

Windshield Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield.
Front Side Windows

Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the front roll-ups.

Back Side Windows Any VLT can be applied legally on this window. *(MPVs allow any light transmission)
Rear Window Any VLT can be applied legally on this window. *(MPVs allow any light transmission)

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO MICHIGAN 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 MICHIGAN 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 No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.
Medical Exemption Michigan 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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