When you need to apostille a Colorado death certificate, you will need to make sure to have a certified copy of the vital record beforehand. If you need to order one, your best bet is to go through the California Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Here's what their website says about obtaining one:
There is a simple page on their site that shows you the multiple ways to order a Colorado death certificate: https://cdphe.colorado.gov/order-certificate-now
Processing times take about 30 days, and there may be some delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (as I write this article on January 1, 2022).
Colorado Death Certificate Apostille
There is no margin for error with the Authentication or Apostille process. If mistakes are made, both your time and money will be wasted and you'll have to start all over again. If you want to look into outsourcing this part of preparing to studying abroad to someone with experience, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 848-467-7740 to request my services or learn more.