New Brunswick Window Tint Laws

Canada window tint laws are different in each province, and this article provides all relevant information about window tinting laws in New Brunswick.

New Brunswick window tint laws overview:

  • Windshield: 70% VLT tint is permitted (blocks no more than 30% of total light).
  • Front side windows: 70% VLT tint is permitted.
  • Back side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear window: Any darkness can be used.

In New Brunswick you are allowed to tint your entire windshield but your window film must block less than 30% of light.

Front side windows may also be tinted with same light transmission level.

You can use any level of darkness on your back side windows and rear window.

In New Brunswick the law does not specifically require external rear view mirrors (“side wings”), whereas in most of Canada’s provinces these are required.

Other New Brunswick tint laws:

  • Reflective tint: Not allowed.
  • Side mirrors: Not required (only in NB province).
  • Medical exemptions: None.
  • Certificate requirements: None.
  • Tint sticker requirements: None.

Fine for illegally tinted windows in New Brunswick is $172.50 or more.

Source: New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Act (Chapter M-17; Miscellaneous Equipment; scroll to section 238) – current as of June 2022.

Car window tint laws in Canada

Each Canadian province has its own rules and regulations, and violating vehicle equipment laws can get you cited even when visiting other provinces.

See our main Canada Window Tint Laws page for an overview of car tinting laws for all provinces and to find out if Alberta Window Tint Laws can result in fines in the rest of Canada.