According to studentaid.ed.gov although you’re required to recertify your income and family size only once each year to your loan servicer, "if your income or family size changes significantly before your annual certification date (for example, due to loss of employment), you can submit updated information and ask your servicer to recalculate your payment amount at any time. To do this, submit a new application for an income-driven repayment plan. When asked to select the reason for submitting the application, respond that you are submitting documentation early because you want your servicer to recalculate your payment immediately."
Since you're being paid in a foreign currency, you'll need to translate your income and expenses into U.S. dollars. You can use a currency conversion calculator like this one from Yahoo. Keep good records in case you are asked to proved any data on your application.
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