Vermont 2017 Window Tint Laws

Car window tint laws in Vermont were enacted in 1984. These Vermont 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 Vermont?

Window tint darkness is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Vermont 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 Vermont (VT), 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: No tint can be applied legally to this window.
  • 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: No tint can be applied legally to this window.
  • Back Side windows: Any darkness can be used.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

How reflective can your window tint be in Vermont?

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 Vermont.

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 Vermont tinting rules and regulations:

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

  • Side Mirrors: Dual side mirrors are required in this state if back window is tinted.
  • Restricted Colors: Vermont does not prohibit usage of any tint colors.
  • Certificate Requirements: Film manufacturers don't need to certify the film.
  • Sticker Requirements: No sticker to identify legal tinting is required by law.
  • Medical Exemption: Vermont tinting law doesn't permit any medical exemptions which would allow you use special tint on your car windows.
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 Vermont window tinting law, rules and regulations.