When you need to apostille a Colorado birth 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's a simple website that shows you the ways to order the vital record: https://cdphe.colorado.gov/order-certificate-now
Order an Original Birth Certificate for Adoptee
They maintain original birth certificates only for individuals born in Colorado. If you were born outside the state, contact the state vital records office where you were born to find out how to get your original birth certificate.
Who may access an adoptee's original birth certificate:
Adult adoptee (18 or older).
Adoptive parent of a minor adoptee.
Custodial grandparent or a minor adoptee.
A birth parent who relinquished a child for adoption and whose termination of the parent-child legal relationship was not the result of a dependency and neglect action.
Legal representative of any such individual.
Who may access an adoptee’s original birth certificate with notarized written consent of the adult adoptee:
Spouse of an adult adoptee.
Adoptive parent of an adult adoptee.
Adult descendant of an adult adoptee.
Grandparent of an adult adoptee.
The legal representative of any such individual.
If the adoptee or birth parent(s) are deceased, records are open to eligible parties.
Colorado Birth 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.