SSL certificate_verify_failed errors typically occur as a result of outdated Python default certificates or invalid root certificates.
We will cover how to fix this issue in 4 ways in this article.
Error info about CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED
<urlopen error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:777)>
Create unverified context in SSL
context = ssl._create_unverified_context()
Create unverified https context in SSL
ssl._create_default_https_context = ssl._create_unverified_context
Use requests module and set ssl verify to false
Update SSL certificate with PIP
we can also update our SSL certificate With PIP. All we would have to do is to update our SSL certificate directory with the following piece of code:
pip install –upgrade certifi
What this command does is update our system’s SSL certificate directory.