Northwest Territories Window Tint Laws

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

Northwest Territories window tint laws overview:

  • Windshield: No window tint allowed.
  • Front side windows: No window tint allowed.
  • Back side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear window: Any darkness can be used.

Northwest Territories Motor Vehicle Act prohibits using any sunscreen material on windshield and passenger front side windows.

Laws in NWT province do not specifically restrict tinting back side windows nor the rear window, therefore our interpretation based on other laws and regulations is that any car tint darkness is permitted.

Other Northwest Territories tint laws:

  • Reflective tint: No specific restrictions for back side and rear windows, not advisable.
  • Side mirrors: No specific requirements, recommended.
  • Medical exemptions: None.
  • Certificate requirements: None.

Source: Northwest Territories Motor Vehicle Equipment Regulations (Motor Vehicle Act) – .pdf file, 117kb, see section 58 on page 17; alternate link – last retrieved December 2021.

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.