North Dakota Window Tinting Laws

Car window tinting laws in North Dakota 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 North Dakota so make sure you read all about it below.

Window tint darkness in North Dakota

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

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 50% 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: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 50% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

Window tint reflection in North Dakota

Window tint can reflect incoming light and reduce glare and heat. North Dakota 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 North Dakota window tint rules and regulations:

North Dakota 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 North Dakota if back window is tinted.
  • Restricted Colors: There are no specific tint colors restricted from usage.
  • Certificates: Film manufacturers don't need to certify the film they sell in this state.
  • Stickers: Sticker to identify legal tinting is not required.
  • Medical Exceptions: North Dakota allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.
Keep in mind that North Dakota 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 North Dakota was last updated in 2016 and 2017. Tinting laws in North Dakota 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 North Dakota Info

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North Dakota is the 39th state of the United States. It is located in the Upper Midwestern region of the United States, with its northern border running along the borders with the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba and with the states of Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south and Montana to the west. The state capitol is located in Bismarck and the largest city is Fargo. Currently, North Dakota is the 19th most extensive but the 3rd least populous and the 4th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

Capital: Bismarck

Population: 699,628

Area: 70,700 sq mi (183,272 km2)

Cities ▼

Cities in North Dakota: Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Williston, Dickinson, West Fargo, Mandan, Abercrombie, Devils Lake, Jamestown, Watford City, Medora, Wahpeton, Cando, Aneta, Valley City, Oriska, Tioga, LaMoure, Zap, New Town, Gardena, Stanley, Pembina, Bottineau, Cavalier, Rugby, Alamo, Beulah, Mylo, Flasher, Killdeer, Wolford, Kenmare, Mountain, Amenia, Grafton, Parshall, Reeder, Washburn, Bowman, Towner, Frontier, Trenton, Minto, Mayville, Oxbow, Tower City, Munich

Counties ▼

Counties in North Dakota: Adams, Barnes, Benson, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Nelson, Oliver, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Random, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Steele, Stutsman, Towner, Traill, Walsh, Ward, Wells, Williams

Wikipedia

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Tint law references:

What is the law concerning tinted windows on vehicles? - North Dakota Department of Transportation



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