New Brunswick tint laws allow 70% VLT tint on front windshields. Front side windows can have 70% VLT as well. Back side windows and rear windshield can have any darkness.

Front Windshield

70% VLT

Front Side Windows

70% VLT

Back Side Windows

Any darkness

Rear Windshield

Any darkness

New Brunswick province has one of the most relaxed tint laws in Canada. Window tint laws in this province are very precise and easy to understand.

New Brunswick is the only province which allows tinting the entire front windshield with aftermarket tint. Keep this in mind if you intend on selling your vehicle to a buyer outside of your province.

New Brunswick Window Tint FAQ:

What is VLT?

VLT stands for visible light transmission and determines how much light is blocked from passing through. For example 70% VLT would block 30% of light from coming through.

Is reflective tint allowed in New Brunswick?

New Brunswick laws do not permit tint film with higher than normal reflection.

Are side mirrors required in New Brunswick?

Side rear view mirrors are not required in NB province regardless of tint. This is not the case in most of Canada.

Are there any medical exemptions for window tint in New Brunswick?

There are no special medical exceptions which would allow darker than normal window tint.

Do tinted windows in New Brunswick require certificates or stickers?

By NB laws there are no special certificate or stickers required on tint film.

How much are fines for illegal window tint in New Brunswick?

New Brunswick tint laws violation carries a fine of $172. There may be additional costs and surcharges as well.

VLT Preview:

Tint darkness preview is for illustrative purposes only. Actual results can vary. Tool courtesy of Car Tint Laws.

Sources & References:

You can verify all information about legal New Brunswick tinting on the following:

  1. New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Act Chapter M-17; Miscellaneous Equipment (scroll to section 238)

Our information is continuously kept up to date, but we always recommend verifying it with official sources. All info provided on our website is for informational purposes only and should not be considered substitute for professional legal advice.

Last update: November 3, 2023.