Alaska Window Tint Law

Alaska Window Tint Law

Alaska Tint Law Enacted: 1994
Window Tint VLT Shades
HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN ALASKA?

Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Alaska, 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 5 inches of the windshield.

Front Side Windows

No tint can be applied legally to this window.

Back Side Windows

Must allow more than 37% of light in.

Rear Window

Must allow more than 37% of light in.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN ALASKA?

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

No metallic or mirrored appearance.

Back Side Windows

No metallic or mirrored appearance.

OTHER ALASKA RULES AND REGULATIONS

Restricted Colors

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

Side Mirrors

No restrictions.

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

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

NOTICE:

Although the state has set forth these general laws regarding automotive window tint, individual districts within the state may implement their own regulations other than the state law.

If you are unsure about what the local law is within your state it is always best to contact the local police department and ask before applying window tint to your vehicle.

This page is provided as a reference only and is not legal advice. Laws can change with or without notice. Contact your local law enforcement agency to confirm the current laws within your state and/or local area.