New Jersey Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in New Jersey were enacted in 2003. 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 New Jersey so make sure you read all about it below.

Window tint darkness in New Jersey

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

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: No tint is allowed on the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: No tint can be applied legally to this window.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

Tint darkness for SUV and vans:

  • Windshield: No tint is allowed on the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: No tint can be applied legally to this window.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

Window tint reflection in New Jersey

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

Tint reflection for SUV and vans:

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

Other New Jersey window tint rules and regulations:

New Jersey 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: No colors of tint are explicitly banned by New Jersey law.
  • Certificates: Film manufacturers don't need to certify the film they sell in this state.
  • Stickers: No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.
  • Medical Exceptions: New Jersey allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult New Jersey law.
Keep in mind that New Jersey 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 New Jersey was last updated in 2014. Tinting laws in New Jersey were enacted in 2003. 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 New Jersey Info

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New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the U.S. state of New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-least extensive, but the 11th-most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 United States. New Jersey lies mostly within the sprawling metropolitan areas of New York City and Philadelphia. It is also the second-wealthiest U.S. state by 2011 median household income.

Capital: Trenton

Population: 8,864,590

Area: 8,721 sq mi (22,608 km2)

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Cities in New Jersey: Jersey City, Atlantic City, Newark, Hoboken, Sandy Hook, Camden, Trenton, Toms River, Ocean City, Princeton, Cape May, Cherry Hill, Seaside Heights, Morristown, Montclair, Wildwood, New Brunswick, Elizabeth, Parsippany-Troy Hills, Paterson, Edison, Bayonne, Red Bank, Brick Township, Hackensack, Asbury Park, Union Township, Englishtown, Piscataway, West New York, Secaucus, Paramus, Ridgewood, Woodbridge, Hamilton Township, Fort Lee, Union City, Alpine, Teaneck, Clifton, Belmar, Wayne, North Bergen, Middletown, West Orange, Old Bridge, Vineland, Basking Ridge, Summit, East Brunswick Township

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Counties in New Jersey: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

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Tint law references:

Sun-Screening for Medical Reasons ( New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission) - See more at: http://traffic.findlaw.com/traffic-tickets/window-tint-laws-state-specific-information.html#sthash.axGxZtOq.dpuf