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How to Get a Virginia Vehicle Sun-Shading Medical Authorization


Navigating the Virginia Sun-Shading Medical Exemption Process: A Guide for Commonwealth Window Tinting Customers

In Virginia, the use of window tint on vehicles is generally prohibited, except for specific exceptions outlined in state law. One such exception is the Vehicle Sun-Shading Medical Authorization, which allows individuals with certain medical conditions to obtain a waiver for window tint exceeding the legal limits.

Understanding the Exemption Laws

The Virginia Vehicle Sun-Shading Medical Authorization is governed by sections 46.2-1052 and 46.2-1053 of the Virginia Code. These provisions state that a person with a medical condition that requires sun-shading for their health may apply for an exemption from the window tint restrictions.

To be eligible for the exemption, the applicant must provide a statement from a licensed physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, ophthalmologist, or optometrist certifying that sun-shading is necessary for their health. The statement must specify the medical condition and explain why sun-shading is necessary to manage the condition.

Window Film Percentages and Medical Exemptions In Virginia, the legal limit for window tint on passenger vehicles is 50% for front side windows and 35% for rear side windows and the rear window. However, individuals with approved medical exemptions may use darker window tint, provided it does not impair their visibility or the safety of other motorists.

Commonwealth Window Tinting: Your Partner in Exemption Assistance At Commonwealth Window Tinting, we understand the complexities of the Vehicle Sun-Shading Medical Authorization process. We are committed to helping our customers navigate the application process and obtain the necessary approvals. Our team of experienced professionals can assist you in gathering the required documentation, completing the application form, and submitting it to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). We will also provide you with guidance on selecting the appropriate window tint percentage for your vehicle and ensuring it complies with the exemption regulations.

Contact Us Today If you are considering applying for a Vehicle Sun-Shading Medical Authorization, don't hesitate to contact Commonwealth Window Tinting. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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