Canada window tint laws are different in each province, and this article provides all relevant information about window tinting laws in Manitoba.
Manitoba window tint laws overview:
- Windshield: Top 127mm (5 inches) may be tinted with no less than 25% VLT.
- Front side windows: Must have over 50% VLT (blocks less than 50% of total light).
- Back side windows: Any darkness can be used.
- Rear window: Any darkness can be used.
Windshield tint in Manitoba is permitted only on the top portion of the windshield up to 12.7 centimeters, exactly 5 inches. If the tint is in a uniform shade (same darkness over the whole 5″ area) the tint may not block more than 75% of light. In case of a gradual gradient, light transmission may not be reduced below 5% in top 64mm, and 25% in the area between 64mm and 127mm from the top of the windshield.
Front side windows may be tinted but must pass through 50% or more light. Light reflection on front passenger windows may not be over 35%. Back side windows and rear windshield may have any darkness as long as vehicle has exterior rear view mirrors on left and right side.
Manitoba window tint laws also permit a 5% variance when testing windows with a light transmission meter device.
Other Manitoba tint laws:
- Reflective tint: Maximum of 35% for front and back side windows, no reflection permitted on windshield and rear window.
- Side mirrors: Mandatory if rear side windows block over 50% of light.
- Medical exemptions: None.
- Certificate requirements: None.
- Tint sticker requirements: None.