Utah 2017 Window Tint Laws

Car window tint laws in Utah were enacted in 2005. These Utah window tint laws are valid for 2017, and regulate how dark and reflective your car tint may be, but also specify other rules and regulations you need to know about.

How dark can your window tint be in Utah?

Window tint darkness is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Utah this refers to the percent of visible light allowed in through both the film and the glass. You can find out exactly how much VLT is allowed on your auto window tint in Utah (UT), categorized by sedans and SUVs and vans.

Tint darkness for sedans:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 43% 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: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 43% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

How reflective can your window tint be in Utah?

Similar to lenses on your sunglasses, tinting film may contain metallic elements which help in reflecting incoming light, thus reducing glare and heat generated by visible light. Below you can find out how much reflection is permitted on your car window tint by law in Utah.

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 Utah tinting rules and regulations:

Other laws, rules and regulations in Utah include the following:

  • Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required only if back window is tinted.
  • Restricted Colors: Utah doesn't restrict any tint colors.
  • Certificate Requirements: Film manufacturers are not required to certify the film they sell in this state.
  • Sticker Requirements: No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.
  • Medical Exemption: Utah tint law does permit medical exemptions that allow the use special tint.
Remember that state tint laws may be differently interpreted by your local law authorities and we always recommend to check with them as well to make sure you are within 2017 Utah window tinting law, rules and regulations.