Guidance

Tinted windows information

A guide about tinted windows and the law.

Document

Tinted windows information

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format.

If you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a more accessible format please email webmaster@vosa.gov.uk quoting your address, telephone number along with the title of the publication ("Tinted windows information").

Detail

This guide provides information to motorists and tinting companies to make sure they operate within the law.

If your vehicle has got tinted vehicle windows, the front windscreen must let at least 75% of light through and the front side windows 70%.

There are no rules for tinting the rear windscreen or rear passenger windows.

Help us improve GOV.UK

Please don't include any personal or financial information, for example your National Insurance or credit card numbers.