Foreign vehicles with dark window tints will not be allowed to enter Malaysia, the New Straits Times reported on Monday.
The decision comes as dark window tints were a clear danger, the newspaper reported citing Malaysia's deputy transport minister as saying.
The country's road transport department will "take immediate action in barring foreign vehicles with dark window tints from entering Malaysia", the newspaper quoted Malaysia's deputy transport minister as saying.
The action comes in response to concerns that foreign vehicles could bring in drug traffickers and terrorist group members into the country, according to the report.
Those who tint their car windows and screens in Malaysia currently must adhere to rules which require 70 per cent visible light transmission levels for the windscreen and levels of 50 per cent for other windows, the report said.