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Verify if an email address is valid and really exists.

Project Description


validate-email-address is a package for Python that check if an email is valid, properly formatted and really exists.


First, you must do:

pip install validate-email-address


For check the domain mx and verify email exits you must have the pyDNS package installed:

pip install pyDNS


Basic usage:

>>> from validate_email_address import validate_email
>>> validate_email('')

Checking domain has SMTP Server

Check if the host has SMTP Server:

>>> from validate_email_address import validate_email
>>> validate_email('', check_mx=True)

Verify email exists

Check if the host has SMTP Server and the email really exists:

>>> from validate_email_address import validate_email
>>> validate_email('', verify=True)

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