Arkansas Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in Arkansas were enacted in 1993. 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 Arkansas so make sure you read all about it below.

Window tint darkness in Arkansas

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 Arkansas is very specific and different for sedan cars and SUV cars or vans.

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 5 inches of the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 25% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 25% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 10% of light in.

Tint darkness for SUV and vans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 5 inches of the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 25% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 10% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 10% of light in.

Window tint reflection in Arkansas

Window tint can reflect incoming light and reduce glare and heat. Arkansas 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: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
  • Back Side windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.

Tint reflection for SUV and vans:

  • Front Side windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.
  • Back Side windows: No metallic or mirrored appearance.

Other Arkansas window tint rules and regulations:

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

  • Side Mirrors: No restrictions.
  • Restricted Colors: No colors of tint are explicitly prohibited by law.
  • Certificates: Film manufacturers are not required to certify the film they sell in Arkansas.
  • Stickers: The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film & glass on the driver’s side window.
  • Medical Exceptions: Arkansas allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.
Keep in mind that Arkansas 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.
Our information about window tint laws in Arkansas was last updated in 2016 and 2017. Tinting laws in Arkansas were enacted in 1993. 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 Arkansas Info

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Arkansas is a state located in the Southern region of the United States. The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make up the U.S. Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta. Known as "the Natural State", the diverse regions of Arkansas offer residents and tourists a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Capital: Little Rock

Population: 2,949,131

Area: 53,179 sq mi (137,733 km2)

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Cities in Arkansas: Little Rock, Fayetteville, Hot Springs, Fort Smith, North Little Rock, Bentonville, Jonesboro, Eureka Springs, Conway, Pine Bluff, Springdale, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, El Dorado, Mountain Home, Hope, Lexa, Texarkana, Harrison, West Memphis, Sherwood, Mountain View, Mena, Cabot, Arkadelphia, Benton, Batesville, Bella Vista, Heber Springs, Van Buren, Siloam Springs, Paragould, Jacksonville, Ozark, Blytheville, Stuttgart, Maumelle, Kingsland, Pennys, Magnolia, Delight, Camden, Murfreesboro, Green Forest, De Witt, Calico Rock, Forrest City, Bryant

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Counties in Arkansas: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonuke, Madison, Marion, Miller, Mississippi, Monroe, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Quachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Francis, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell

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Tint law references:

Arkansas Section 27-37-306: Light transmission levels for the tinting of motor vehicle windows. (Click on "Title 27" and navigate to section 27-37-306)



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