Oregon State Tint Law

Enacted: 1995

How dark can window tint be in Oregon?

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

  • Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.
  • Front Side Windows: Must allow more than 35% of light in.
  • Back Side Windows: Must allow more than 35% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Must allow more than 35% of light in.

How reflective can the tint be in Oregon?

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 Side Windows: Must not be more than 13% reflective.
  • Back Side Windows: Must not be more than 13% reflective.

Other Oregon Rules & Regulations:

Restricted Colors

The tint color(s) of RED GREEN AMBER are not legal by state law.

Side Mirrors

Dual side mirrors are required if back window is tinted.

Certificate Requirements

Manufacturers of film need to certify the film they sell in the state. Ask your dealer if they are using ceritified film.

Sticker Requirements

No sticker to identify legal tinting is required.

Medical Exemption

State allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption, consult your state law.

We offer an assortment of window film options, and can help guide you to a film that fits your indvidual needs.

Window tinting laws vary from state to state and province to province. Before applying any window tinting materials, you should thoroughly review the appropriate state regulations as well as local enforcement policies to insure compliance with all applicable standards.