Maryland Window Tint Law


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Maryland Window Tint Law

Maryland Tint Law Enacted: 1995

HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN MARYLAND

Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Maryland, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.

  • Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 5 inches of the windshield.
  • Rear Window Must allow more than 35% of light in.
  • Back Window Must allow more than 35% of light in.
  • Front Door Windows Must allow more than 35% of light in.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN MARYLAND?

Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.

  • “Front and Rear Windows” No metallic or mirrored appearance.