Newfoundland and Labrador tint laws do not allow any tint on front windshield and front side windows. Back side windows and rear windshield can have any darkness.

Front Windshield

None allowed

Front Side Windows

None allowed

Back Side Windows

Any darkness

Rear Windshield

Any darkness

There is no room for misinterpreting NL tint laws. Window tint laws in this Canadian province are very specific and easy to understand. You should avoid tinting windows to the side or in front of the driver, and you can tint windows behind driver with any darkness.

Clear and transparent frost shields or window stickers are permitted on windshields as long as they do not impair driver’s vision.

Last update: February 20, 2024.

Newfoundland and Labrador Window Tint FAQ:

Is reflective tint allowed in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Newfoundland and Labrador laws do not allow tint film or glazing which can cause glare. Avoid using film with higher than normal reflective level.

Are side mirrors required in Newfoundland and Labrador?

Side rear view mirrors (side wings) are not specifically required in NL regardless of whether back windows are tinted. Most of Canada require them.

Are there any medical exemptions for window tint in Newfoundland and Labrador?

There are no exemptions for any kind of medical conditions which would allow for darker than normal window tint.

Do tinted windows in Newfoundland and Labrador require certificates or stickers?

There are no special certificates or stickers required on tint film by NL laws.

How much are fines for violating Newfoundland and Labrador tint laws?

Illegal window tint in NL carries a fine between $23 and $52. There may be additional costs or surcharges involved.

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Sources & References:

You can verify all information about legal Newfoundland and Labrador tinting on the following:

  1. Consolidated Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation (Highway Traffic Act, Licensing and Equipment Regulations, 38. Window Glazing).

Our information is continuously kept up to date with the help of our local legal experts. However, we always recommend verifying data with official sources. All info provided here is for informational purposes, and should not be considered substitute for professional legal advice.