Utah 2020 Window Tint Laws

Our Utah window tint laws are valid for 2020. These laws regulate how dark and reflective your car tint may be, but also specify other rules and regulations you need to know about.

Utah Tint Laws
Front Windshield Top 4 inches
Front Side Windows 43%
Back Side Windows No restrictions
Rear Windshield No restrictions

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.

See: VLT Chart for darkness examples

Here's exactly how much VLT is allowed on your auto window tint in Utah (UT), categorized by passenger and multi-purpose vehicles.

Tint darkness for passenger vehicles:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line (top 4 inches).
  • 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.

Passenger vehicles include sedan, coupe, convertible, station wagon, hardtop and hatchback vehicles.

Tint darkness for multi-purpose vehicles:

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line (top 4 inches).
  • 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.

Multi-purpose vehicles include SUV, pickups, vans, RVs, and minibuses.

Federal vehicle ID label on driver's front door frame will tell you whether your vehicle is passenger or multi purpose vehicle.

How reflective can your window tint be in Utah?

Tinting film may contain metallic elements which help in reflecting incoming light. This reduces glare and heat generated by visible light. Below you can find out how much reflection is permitted on your car window tint film 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 interpreted differently by your local law authorities. Get in touch with your county DMV or police department to make sure you are not breaking Utah window tinting laws, rules and regulations.