Below are some of the requirements from COLORADO Secretary of State to Apostille documents or issue a Certificate of Authentication:
State of Colorado will only authenticate documents correctly notarized by a Colorado notary, or certified by Vital Records or a County Clerk’s office in Colorado.
Vital Records: must be original certificate or a certified copy from the Colorado Department of Health’s Vital Records office. A notary public may not certify a photocopy of a document that is a vital record or a public record.
Court Documents: Court documents must be issued by County Clerk and Recorder.
All other documents (such as a power of attorney, affidavit, authorization letter etc…) must first be notarized by a Colorado notary public, or must bear the seal and signature of a Colorado elected official.
Foreign Language Documents: Documents in foreign language can be Apostilled as long as the Notarial wording is in English.