Hello, I am from Albania and I have an F1 visa issued on December 2017. I haven't used it yet to go to America because the course starts in August. Now my question is: Can I enter Mexico for a short vacation with this F1 visa even though I haven't used it to enter the States yet? Or I have to request a new visa from the mexican embassy?
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Your F1 visa is needed to enter the US. If you go to Mexico for a vacation, you would need to have the appropriate visa to go to Mexico. If your classes do not start till August, you should not use the F1 visa to enter the US before August, when you are just entering the US for vacation. You would need a B2 visitor visa for that. Good luck.
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A US visa is irrelevant for travel to Mexico. You should consult the Mexican consulate in Albania for visa requirements. See http://www.mexico.al/
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