How to get external IPv4 address in Python

Also see:How to get external IPv6 address in Python

You can use the free IPify service together with requests to get your current IPv4 address:

#!/usr/bin/env python3
import requests

def get_current_ipv4():
    """Get the current external IPv4 address or return None if no connection to the IPify service is possible"""
        return requests.get("", timeout=5).text
    except requests.exceptions.ConnectionError as ex:
        return None

# Usage example
print(get_current_ipv4()) # Prints e.g.