Florida Window Tinting Laws

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Window Tint Shades

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.

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: Any darkness can be applied 6 inches from the top of the window.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be applied 6 inches from the top of the window.Florida

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 the back window is tinted.
  • Restricted Colors: No specific tint colors are banned.
  • 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 doorjamb.
  • Medical Exceptions: Florida allows medical exemptions for special tint. 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 and we always recommend you double-check our information with your local DMV or law enforcement authorities.

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