Wisconsin Window Tint Law
Wisconsin Window Tint Law Enacted: 1996
We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Wisconsin window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Wisconsin window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Wisconsin window tint law in your area.
WISCONSIN WINDOW TINT LAW ALLOWS THE FOLLOWING DARKNESS FOR CAR WINDOW TINTING
The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Wisconsin window tint law, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed to pass through the combination of film and the factory tint of the window.
The Tint Factory installs Window Tint for cars, trucks, semi’s, boats/marine, motorcycles, RV’s, and commercial/residential properties.
Here is what is allowed in Wisconsin window tint law:
Cars, Trucks and MPV *Note: MPV means Multi Passenger Vehicles which are Vans and SUVs
|Windshield||Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line.|
|Front Side Windows||Must allow more than a total of 50% light in. Transmission through glass.|
|Back Side Windows||Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass. *(MPVs allow 35% light transmission)|
|Rear Window||Must allow more than a total of 35% light in. Transmission through glass. *(MPVs allow 35% light transmission)|
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO WISCONSIN WINDOW TINT LAW?
Tinting film can contain metallic elements (silver mirror look) that help to reflect incoming light and reject the glare and heat generated by visible light.
|Front Side Windows||Must be non-reflective.|
|Back Side Windows||Must be non-reflective.|
OTHER WISCONSIN RULES AND REGULATIONS
|Restricted Colors||No colors of tint are explicitly banned.|
|Side Mirrors||Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.|
|Certificate Requirements||Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.|
|Sticker Requirements||No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.|
|Medical Exemption||Wisconsin window tint law allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption for window tinting, consult your state law.|