Washington D.C. Window Tinting Law Enacted: 1994
We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Washington D.C. window tinting laws. Please refer to you local authority for current Washington, D.C. window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Washington D.C. window tint law in your area.
WASHINGTON D.C. WINDOW TINT LAW ALLOWS THE FOLLOWING DARKNESS FOR CAR WINDOW TINTING
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Washington D.C. 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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|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer's AS-1 line or 5".|
|Front Side Windows||
Must allow more than 70% of light in.
|Back Side Windows||Must allow more than 50% of light in. *(MPVs must allow more than 35% of light in)|
|Rear Window||Must allow more than 50% of light in. *(MPVs must allow more than 35% of light in)|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO WASHINGTON D.C. 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||No reference in current laws.|
|Back Side Windows||No reference in current laws.|
OTHER WASHINGTON, D.C. RULES AND REGULATIONS
|Restricted Colors||No tint colors are explicitly forbidden.|
|Side Mirrors||No restrictions.|
|Certificate Requirements||Tint certificates are not required in District of Columbia.|
|Sticker Requirements||No sticker to identify legal tinting is necessary.|
|Medical Exemption||Washington D.C. Medical waivers are permitted, consult your local DMV for further info.|
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