Arizona Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in Arizona were enacted in 1994. 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 Arizona so make sure you read all about it below.

Window tint darkness in Arizona

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 Arizona 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 33% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

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 33% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

Window tint reflection in Arizona

Window tint can reflect incoming light and reduce glare and heat. Arizona 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 35% 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 35% reflective.
  • Back Side windows: Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Other Arizona window tint rules and regulations:

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

  • Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.
  • Restricted Colors: Arizona state law prohibits using red and amber tint colors.
  • Certificates: Film manufacturers don't need to certify the film they sell in this state.
  • Stickers: No sticker to identify legal tinting is required by law.
  • Medical Exceptions: Arizona allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.
Keep in mind that Arizona 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 law enforcement authorities.
Our information about window tint laws in Arizona was last updated in 2014. Tinting laws in Arizona were enacted in 1994. In case any of our info provided is not up to date or correct be sure to contact us so we can fix it. Thanks!

State of Arizona Info

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Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western United States and of the Mountain West states. It is the sixth most extensive and the 15th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix.

Capital: Phoenix

Population: 6,553,255

Area: 113,990 sq mi (295,234 km2)

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Cities in Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson, Scottsdale, Tempe, Sedona, Flagstaff, Mesa, Prescott, Chandler, Glendale, Yuma, Surprise, Peoria, Gilbert, Tombstone, Lake Havasu City, Goodyear, Jerome, Kingman, Bisbee, Payson, Quartzsite, Sierra Vista, Page, Casa Grande, Paradise Valley, Williams, Canelo, Arizona, Queen Creek, Buckeye, Fountain Hills, Bullhead City, Apache Junction, Maricopa, Globe, Show Low, Fort Huachuca, Cottonwood, Cave Creek, Nogales, Winslow, Carefree, Avondale, Willcox, Wickenburg, Safford, Oatman, Arcosanti, Marana, Prescott Valley

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Counties in Arizona: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma

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Tint law references:

Arizona Revised Statutes section 28-959.01: materials on windows or windshield